Car accident claims 2 lives

  On Tuesday evening around 3:30 in Bickmore, WV, a vehicle accident resulted with a fatality. Nine-year-old Kadie Truman of Indore, WV, passed away from injuries at the scene of the accident. Her grandmother, Connie Brown, was life flighted to Charleston Area Medical Center where she later passed from injuries sustained during the accident. Sister More...

by Holly Nine | Published 3 weeks ago
By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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CCBDA announces Business and Citizen of the Month

The Clay County Business Development Authority has chosen its Business of the Month for December as Rene’s Fabric and Gift Shop. Owned and operated by Rene Moore, the shop is located at 594 Main Street in Clay More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Christmas parade a huge success

Parade crowd favorite S&B Trucking Thanks so much to everyone who came and watched the Christmas parade! There were several contests including a window decorating contest. To enter the contest, you had to pay More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Officials sworn in at courthouse

Clay County officials were recently sworn in a the Clay County Courthouse. Among them were Sheriff Donny Triplett, Assessor Teresa Davis and Assessor Deputies. Clay County Sheriff Donny Triplett with his family, More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Clay County native completes student teaching for GSC

Katie Stover Katie Stover, a Clay County native, has recently completed her student teaching internship for Glenville State College. Stover completed her student teaching in English Education (5-adult) at Braxton More...

By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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Manchin announces $87 million in WV flood assistance

Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $87,280,000 of funding for West Virginia flood relief efforts as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Clay Elementary sweeps spelling bee

Dylan McCumbers (First Place), Laila Varney (Second Place), Madison Paxton (Third Place), Gracie Johnson (Fourth Place), Brianna Adkins (Fifth Place). Holly Nine photo Dylan McCumbers, Spelling Bee 1st Place winner More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Big Otter students decorate courthouse for Christmas

The fifth grade students at Big Otter Elementary School worked very hard to make homemade Christmas ornaments to decorate the Clay County Courthouse. Their hard work paid off when they were awarded first place! More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Clay Christmas parade this Friday!

The Christmas parade is coming up this Friday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. on Main Street. Churches, school organizations, clubs, businesses, and youth groups are all invited to enter a float or the UTV decorating contest. For More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Mustangs dominate the mats, Panthers place third

Rocking the cradle puts them to sleep. Allen Hamrick photo By Allen Hamrick The CCMS wrestling team is back in the headlines. The Mustang team was mustered once again after a rough season last year. CCMS wrestling More...